Aug 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
on a family vacation. a growing medical mystery for the rising political star. and bad, joe biden, by his side this morning. >>> real-life drama for dick van dyke. his car explodes into a fireball, seconds after he escapes thanks to a good samaritan. his thoughts this morning after he narrowly escaped. >> he yanked me out of the car. i was trying to call the dmv. >>> america's first pooch got a little sister at the white house. the brand-new video of bo meeting his new puppy playmate. now, the world meets sunny obama, this morning. >>> and good morning, everyone. boy, sunny is going to keep bo young out there at the white house, isn't she? they play around on the white house lawn yesterday. the first lady tweeting, she's so excited to introduce the newest member of the obama family. we're going to get to that. >>> also, the latest on the crisis in egypt. tense discussions going on inside the american government, whether to cut off aid. martha raddatz is in cairo, live for us this morning. >>> we want to get to details of a serious medical scare for the family of vice president joe biden. his s
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
the criminal trial begins in march. ♪ ♪ gregg: vice president joe biden admitted to a texas hospital after a dizzy spell. a spokesperson for bo biden saying that he got weak and disoriented while driving on a family vacation. his dad, joe biden, had accompanied him to a houston-area hospital. bo biden will undergo a series of tests there. martha: and a new twist in the edward snowden nsa leak case. what a former organization is accused of doing now with those very precious and important leaked documents. gregg: and the brand new photos of his royal highness, prince george. [cheers and applause] martha: and nowew controversy over who cnn has now hired to direct the documentary about hillary clinton. wait until you hear this. it says quite a bit. the rnc communications director, sean spicer, will be with us on this next. [cheers and applause] >> a network that spends millions of dollars to spotlight hillary clinton is a network with an obvious bias, and that's a network that won't be hosting a single republican primary debate. [cheers and applause] the great outdoors... ...and a great deal.
Aug 20, 2013 1:40am PDT
from prison. >> a developing story, a health scare for vice president joe biden's son. why he is undergoing tests and the medical history that could have doctors concerned. >> an addition to the first family. see the obama's new, adorable puppy. >> america's favorite mini-commander-in-chief. landing a big scoop and pretty coveted kiss. all ahead in "the skinny." it's tuesday, august 20th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> good tuesday morning. we are going to begin this half hour with news of a significant arrest in egypt. spiritual leader of the muslim brotherhood in police custody. >> this comes as the u.s. is considering its options in the region. abc's karen travers joining us from washington with more on this. karen? >> reporter: good morning, diana. good morning, john. secretary of defense chuck hagel admitted yesterday there isn't much the u.s. can do right now. this is up to the egyptian people. an uneasy calm in egypt, a break from the horrific violence last week. but a brazen daylight attack in the sinai penin
Aug 20, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> steve: there is another health scare this morning for vice president joe biden's son. the delaware attorney general is waking up in a hospital in houston this morning after feeling disoriented and weak. it happened during a family vacation last week. the 44-year-old had a mild stroke in 2010. he also served a year in iraq back in 2008 with the national guard. this morning he's in houston. >> brian: all right. read this. >> steve: cnn's latest hire being met with strong criticism. they announced courtney sexton has been hired as the senior director for its films unit. she was a main force behind liberal documentaries like al gore's "an inconvenient truth" and jimmy carter, "man from plains." they say the move shows cnn's upcoming documentary on hillary clinton will be one sided propaganda. >> brian: i read now. 9-year-old new york boy won the library club reading contest for the fifth year in a row. instead of being congratulated, he's being told to step aside. the director says tyler weaver hogs the competition and should be banned. that's the winner. the self-proclaimed king of th